In case you missed it, Hawaii’s top supporter of Bernie Sanders is not prepared to endorse Hillary Clinton in the presidential election.

“I’m not prepared to do that,” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard told CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer Friday when asked if she would back Clinton. “There are a number of issues that I am concerned about and I look forward to discussing with you again in the future.”

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on the House floor in June. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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“There are a lot of things I’m looking at. In particular, this issues that [Clinton] has not moved on at all in this campaign, which is this commitment to continue this interventionist regime change policy in Syria that is proving so disastrous.”

Gabbard also refused comment on whether Sanders is overstaying his welcome in the presidential race.

“I’m not going to go there,” said Gabbard, a former vice chairwoman at the Democratic National Committee (DNC). “I respect Bernie Sanders, whatever decisions that he makes. I think there’s a Democratic presumptive nominee at this point.”

Sanders, the Vermont senator, has yet to concede to Clinton, though the former secretary of state has more than enough delegates — both super and normal — to clinch the nomination.

Read Civil Beat’s related article, Seeking Third Term, Gabbard Focuses On Defense, Foreign Policy.

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